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How To Make Music Accessible With Microsoft Publisher

How To Make Music Accessible With Microsoft Publisher

I frequently create my own accessible copies of music for band, where I play clarinet. I don’t use any specific music software, and instead choose to use Microsoft Publisher, a desktop publishing program that comes with Microsoft Office. Here are my ten tips for making […]

How To Create Accessible PowerPoints

How To Create Accessible PowerPoints

Out of all of the presentation software out there, PowerPoint is by far the most used in all of my classes. It’s not difficult to see why- it’s easy to use, supported across many devices, and internationally recognized. However, there are some people who don’t […]

Why Every Student Needs Microsoft Office Lens

Why Every Student Needs Microsoft Office Lens

I was getting ready to complete an assignment the other day, and discovered that I couldn’t see the copy that was provided for me. My professor started to panic and wonder what to do. Luckily, I was able to create an accessible copy on my […]

Microsoft Office OneNote

Microsoft Office OneNote

I have used OneNote all through high school and college, and it seems like every update brings more and more exciting features. I have low vision and dysgraphia, which makes traditional note taking difficult. However, OneNote provides many different tools for students to take great […]

My High School Laptop

My High School Laptop

My second semester of freshman year in high school (which was in January 2012), I received approval to start using a laptop in the classroom. I had an IEP for low vision and dysgraphia, and was beyond thrilled to finally have a device in the […]

Choosing Technology: Laptop

Choosing Technology: Laptop

Welcome to my new series on choosing technology, where I will be sharing my tips on purchasing devices, with a special concentration on students with low vision. I am studying information technology in college right now, but don’t worry, I won’t be using any fancy […]

ScanMarker Air for Print Disabilities

ScanMarker Air for Print Disabilities

During my sophomore year of high school, teachers constantly were forgetting to enlarge my assignments (a little more on that here), leaving me to figure out how to make them accessible myself.  I normally would leave class to go ask a paraprofessional to enlarge the […]

Why I Brought A Desktop Computer to College

As a student with low vision and chronic illness, my college experience has been very unique. I have learned to rely a lot on technology for my success, and having a desktop computer in my apartment has helped me be able to balance everything. Here […]

Ten Ways to Reduce Eye Strain With Technology

Ten Ways to Reduce Eye Strain With Technology

I don’t watch any TV, proudly says a person who spends her entire day on her computer, iPad, phone, and other assistive technology devices. When I first meet someone who doesn’t understand vision loss, they often are confused as to how I can see my […]

Accessibility Settings For Windows 10

Accessibility Settings For Windows 10

Here are settings to enable for Windows 10 to help make the device easier to use for people with low vision. Most of these can be found in the Ease of Access Center in Control Panel. Make the Computer Easier to See High contrast theme– […]